Real hope is not THINKING, but KNOWING things will get better somehow. Real hope is to know you can win against "impossible" odds. Real hope is the belief in the power of 0.00001%. Real hope is to know that not only do miracles happen, but even Deus Ex Machina can actually happen. Real hope is knowing that "impossible" is just another word for "difficult".
"Why no i have not! I bet everything she has to say is interesting and im being a complete boob by not talking to her!"
"Yeah, you are..."